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We all know that Appel Farm is a magical place to spend the summers; a place to make art, memories, and friends. But have you ever wondered what happens at Appel Farm when you leave? 


Healthy eating is important at Appel Farm, so we strive to offer nutritional and balanced meals daily. A nutritionist-approved menu includes vegetarian and allergy-friendly options at every meal. Read on for more information about food, menus, nutrition, and gardening at Appel Farm Arts Camp


Missing camp? Need an excuse to visit? Want to re-unite with camp friends, spend time with your favorite Appel Farm staff, have a bite of Chef Irene's food, and make a cool t-shirt? Stop by on Sunday, April 26th for Appel Farm's Earth Day Family Arts Celebration!


We usually serve cereal, eggs, pancakes, and other traditional breakfast foods, but sometimes, something strange happens, and then something even stranger happens: we have pizza...for breakfast! 


From Early Bird Swim to Fireside Chat... Read all about a day in the life of an Appel Farmer!


If you've been to Appel Farm, you know card games are a big deal.  But did you know that campers once invented their own card game -- and it held on for almost a decade?  Hear the story from the horse's mouth...


Campers at Appel Farm go on a few trips each summer! Read about trips to Mood's Farm, WheatonArts, Buccaneer Ice Cream Parlour, Adventure Aquarium, and more!


Check out Appel Farm, when it was really a farm, and Albert drove his tractor like a boss...


"Camp for the Camp professional," a.k.a. The American Camp Association's Tri-State Camp Conference wrapped last week, and (much like our campers each summer) I am already counting down the days until next year's conference!


Gaga, one of our favorite free-time activities at Appel Farm, is played in a large octagon called the “Gaga Pit”. The word “ga” is derived from the Hebrew word for “hit” or “touch” so Gaga means hitting or touching the ball twice. Learn all the rules, and come to camp ready to play!

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